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    January 8, 2013
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informations trade ahead. >> police have arrested the man accused of setting a man woman on fire. >> let's get more with george on our hot spots. >> interstate 80 in the west bound direction and early occurring accident has jammed the freeway. the drive times between 26 and 28 minutes it could continue to grow as we're still in the early part of the commute. >> also in the east bay another hot spot on the nimitz freeway where a stall bus blocks to lanes of traffic on 880 north bound. the traffic is jammed up from the coliseum. >> we had a lot of fog to contend with george. a fog advisory in effect for the east bay valley and the delta and the car keenness straight. >>uiinez straitrtunez strait.
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>> temperatures will climb into the low 60s with sunshine. we will see an increase in cloud cover. i will talk about the potential for rain in my next report. >> let us get back to the fog erica. is that in the delta and in the east bay. this is a live picture kron fours jackie sissel giving us a live look. >> where are you jackie?. i am right by the toll plaza. you get a sense of how dense the fog is you can barely make out the far end of the toll plaza. erica talk about the fog advisers in the east bay inland valleys that is in effect until 9:00 a.m..
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we are about 15-20 minutes away from sunrise. it is interesting to see what it will look like once the sun comes up. visibility is about a quarter of a mile out here. >> very good jackie. we hope that burns off sooner rather than later. >> we are also following the story the vessel that slammed into the bay bridge as it was on its way out to sea remains in the san francisco bay as the and investigation into what caused the crash continues. kron fours will tran is on treasure island is morning in tells us what is going to happen. >> they have ruled out any mechanical damage they look at the instrument and say the instrument of your fine. visibility was a little foggy at the time of the collision. they say that should not have been a problem. here is video from the sky 7 hd you can see the
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damage to the vessel as well as the bay bridge. they came out and discovered there was no oil in the water. the only fuel that was carried was the field of the vessel itself needed. >> there were cars on the bay bridge at the time. there were no reports of any injuries. they're looking into whether or not this was human error because there was a pilot that guides the vessel out to sea we had a chance to talk to caltran. they investigated the whole thing to make sure that the superstructure was fine. here's what they had to say about the damage to the bay bridge. the very first thing our inspectors look for is to make sure that the superstructure of the bay bridge is a. the initial investigation showed that the offenders who performed as it was designed. about 30-40 ft. of the system has
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been damaged and will need to replace. it was damaged in the way it was supposed to it protected the bridge. there is no structural damage to the bay bridge. will not have to do it were on the bridge itself other than to repair the collision with the vendor system. >> obviously those repairs will not impact traffic. we do not know how long it will take to replace the offender. it did what it was supposed to do. the vessel was going a little faster than we thought. 13 mi. per hour top speed at 16. it was done exactly going slow. it is a damaged on this side above sea level. what will happen moving toward. they did toxicology test on the crew and the pilot to make sure there were so were the time of the collision. >> those results should come back in 48 hours from now. >> back to you darya. thank you will. >> we're learning more about the bar pilots. this bar
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pilots started navigating vessels in 2005 and is believed that he had a collision free record that is according to a spokesman with the bar pilots association. >> the bar pilots name is not been released. the association spokesperson said the vessel navigator was tested for drugs and alcohol. so far the results show that he was not drunk during the. >> the drug test results would not be available for release 48 hours. >> the coast guard is the lead investigators saying both the captain and the bar pilots are responsible for navigating any shipper the bay. >> a coastguard official said the bar pilots and the captain stand side by side with maneuvering ships through bay waters. >> investigation is underway to determine whose hands or on the controls when the vessel hit the bridge. >> stores were falling this morning the sacramento county coroner's office could conduct an autopsy on a 19 year-old petaluma
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woman found dead last week in south tahoe. >> authorities say alyssa bryne might have been this oriented when she de and left the snows globe musical festival. >> her body was found behind a snowbank of pioneer trail on friday. after her family >> authorities did not suspect foul play. the autopsy will likely determine if alcohol or drugs were in a system. >> we will be back with more on the weather
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>> back to the kron 4 morning news. we're waiting for a big announcement in new york city regarding google . in its 730 our time. the newark city mayor michael bloomberg. the rumors started circulating that--a speech on hundred times faster than traditional internet service. it does the case " of fiber in new york city. >> virgin atlantic has been
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an american airlines executive that as its new ceo, as it looks toward a partnership with delta to boost trans-atlantic business. >> craig and kreeger, a senior vice president at american airlines, will take over when version chief executive steve ridgway retires next month. >> delta airlines bought a 49% stake in version 4 $360 million last month, creating a joint venture aimed at extending its international reach with valuable slots at london's heathrow throw airports. >> if your web browser was a loose low, you have missed out on your chance for tickets to the severance is all 49ers playoff game on saturday. >> tickets were sold on line beginning get in yesterday morning and were sold out in less than three minutes for the team's divisional round of match with the green bay packers. >> fans hoping to still get
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tickets are encouraged to go to end f l ticket exchange or stuff hub for additional tickets. >> ticket for this can range from $195 to $10,000. >> game time saturday at 5:00 p.m. at candlestick park. >> the time is 7:11 a.m.. we will talk to gary next. we will talk about how the warriors have been doing and the 49ers game. 7:12 a.m.. we will be right of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine is just $1.99. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. resolutions, kept. and charmin is $13.99 for 30 double rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway.
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and receive a free 3-day bracelet today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ >> 714 tan now. thousands of firefighters are on standby as wildfires raged across southeast australia. >> officials are evaluating national parks and more in the blistering temperatures and high winds have lead to catastrophic fire conditions in some areas. >> no deaths have been reported but some 100 people are still missing off. >> fires have burned through more than100 a. that 100,000 a. in southern tasmania and new south wales. >> operators of lake tahoe
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area ski resorts are praising the start of a new free ski shuttle program. >> several tall partners are supporting the first area wide free ski transportation programs serving north lake tahoe, truckee donner summit. >> the bus service served 395 customers to the first five days of christmas holidays. >> the buses run between area lodging f5 properties to nine different ski resorts on weekends and holidays weeks. >> the shuttle will be available through march 31st. >> it is really a good drive. but what about your ride to work in school this morning george. >> the nimitz freeway the second hot spot of the
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morning a northbound, a stall was blocked 2 lanes of traffic. the bad of it with a gorgeous one but it is backing up the ride all the way into san leandro. in fact, toward hayward in the north bound by * coming in at 34 minutes. this should be about a 13 minute drive time. it is nearly triple the normal commute time for the nimitz freeway. you may want to use interstate 580 this morning is dead. it will be very heavy but right now it would make a much better alternate route. >> our earlier hot spot on interstate 80. we have a big accident up here it was in the lanes for a long time. dow that it has cleared the drive time is actually dropped from 26 to 24 minutes it should be a little more than that. it should be a 28 minute drive at this hour. 80 is a little better than usual. >> a brief check and the bay bridge westbound. we have a
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pretty good drive even with the back up. is about a 16- 18 minute commute if you're coming from and is free way. >> so far at the san mateo bridge we're talking between 11-13 minutes of the drive time. >> the golden gate bridge on 01 southbound we are problem free. the ride through marin county so far has not begun to back up. it is under 30 minutes from the bottlenavato to the golden gate bridge. >> but over to traffic here is erica. >> w have mid-weather here is erica. >> we are down to zero in fairfield 6 mi. if you're driving around livermore. visibility at 4 mi. to the
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mountain view. six for oakland. again it depends on where you're located. fog continues to form. a great start to the morning and some spots fog tracker 4 shows into the 8:00 hour dealing with cloudy conditions. by lunchtime the fog will start to lift expect clear skies sunshine and temperatures a bit warmer than what we were yesterday. we're talking plenty of 60s today. mountain view coming in at 62. the same for palo alto. lows 60s for sunnyvale and santa clara. 63 in los gatos. to the east bay upper 50s for fairfield concord. 61 in danville. a sunny day in store for the north bay. napa hitting 62 degrees at 58 for san francisco. high- pressure in control of the changes to talk about. we're tracking a system that will drive down from the gulf of alaska. not too much
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moisture associated with the system. some spots could remain completely dry. the bigger story is the cool air mass that will usher in to the bay area. it will get chilly some of the chilliest tippers we have seen all season. your afternoon highs and that as chilliest temperature erse--chilliest temperatures. the chance for unsettled weather continues into saturday and sunday. let us take a look at your snow bomb .com ski report. that a tight conditions in the sierra. caltrans says no changes required. so bowe a base of 75 240 in.. that special bowl-- sugar bowl. >> thank you erica. do this
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morning attorneys for casey anthony will be back in court on today for the oral argument in her appeal of for conviction for lying to law enforcement during the search for her daughter hercayle in the spring of 2008. >> it is unlikely that anthony will be at the hearing. defendants rarely attend but the outcome of the appeal likely will affect her testimony in several still pending lawsuits. >> two years ago todaythe traditional orange jacket is it like the green jacket and golf. i think he is trying forb bama
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colors. >> two years ago today former congressman gabrielle gifford was shot in arizona. >> and today, gifford and her husband mark kelly are announcing a new web site called americans for responsible solution dot org. >> the web site called on elected officials to work toward stopping gun violence in promoting responsible gun ownership. >> difference retired from congress last year to focus on recovery after she was shot and ahead on this day in 2011. >> six others died in the encounter, including a nine year-old girl and a federal judge. >> will have more on whether news and traffic when we come
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>> here is a strange abrupt about-face. >> off an escalator enter the commuter train station abruptly reversed direction sending people into a panic. >> take a look at it was all caught on video. >> commuters or riding the escalator up at the news thursdanew jersey city path station would tell me they're going down the malfunction to the
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stampede of people doing the moving--down moving staircase no one was seriously injured. >> a wedding party hot air balloon trip ended with an unexpected hard landing in the southern california man backyard. >> says he was inside the house watching tv when of a sudden it got very dark quickly. >> when he looked out the window there something covering half of this house. >> a hot air balloon basket carrying 13 people crashed into his chain-link fence bordering his house and his neighbors. >> we look up and we see this huge balloon coming up over the rising. i hit the ground it hit my neighbor's fence and it crashed. >> the bride and groom had just gotten married and that blue were among the people inside. >> no one was seriously injured. >> former president george
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h. w. bush is continuing to recover from bronchitis and related publications and a houston hospital. >> a spokesmen for bush says there is no typabltimetable on when is expected to be released from the hospital. the 88 year-old bush doesn't hospitalized since the other 23rd. >> he was moved out of an intensive care late last month. we will have [ ma[ le ann ancernc whe wyouyo wear darenturetuyou yoy noy knowkn th at you yr moutmo is undernd attactt
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with a stall the blocked 2 lanes of traffic. the bus is gone. the slow traffic remains. it is backed up in san leandro. the drive time is now 32 minutes. we're still tracking fog-- >> the east bay is under fog advisory right now into the 9:00 this morning. >> to get you more news faster we turn to kron 4 solo reporter jackie sissel joins us live frombenecia cortinemartinez rich. >> i am at the toll plaza near the bridge all morning long we of had the fog. nothing on the bridge itself
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which is surprising. visibility is about a quarter of a mile. once you get out midst and the sticker that. hicker thatn that. >> it appears to be thicker. >> all right jacket. let us talk erica more about how it will move to route the day. >> de dense fog advisers expires at 9:00 a.m. this morning for the east bay valleys. because the advisory expires does not mean we will not deal with gray skies and cloudy conditions is not fog remaining for summer our east bay spots. >> visibility is down to a quarter of a mile or less in some areas. it is down to zero in fairfield. in to the afternoon we will see plenty of sunshine clear skies that is something to look forward to. temperatures will climb into the '60s. the trend
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will be short-lived as we head into tomorrow with the potential for some light rain. i will show you the extended model. and the 7 day around they forecast in my next report. james. >> thank you. police have arrested the suspect was accused of setting a woman on fire over the weekend in san francisco. >> dexter oliver, the victim's boyfriend is facing attempted murder and arson charges. >> authorities receiving permission on where oliver was staying. >> surrender to police at a hotel in oakland. the victim and mother of three, is recovering at a san francisco burn center. >> after nearly a year the search for victims in this be free killings have resumed. >> wesley shermantine says that he and his partner loren herzog buried dozens
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of bodies and abandoned wells in the central valley. >> one of his maps led to discovery of human remains last february near the town of london. >> now for the first time, fbi technicians are taking over the search from san ljoaquin sheriff deputies. >> at least two dozen for is a specialist will be working over the next few weeks. to estivaas the beta well in a rural section of san joaquin county searching for any traces of potential victims. >> crewelwork from sunup to sundown, as the carefully sift through the layers of dirt. >> the fbi plans to dig out
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about 5 ft. a day, to ensure that little to nodone for the potential evidence buried there. >> the new site is only a hundred yards away from work crews found more than 1000 bonus last year. >> meanwhile one apostle victim of the spree for killers is a multi missing hayward girl. michaela garecht. >> right now investigators a test in the latest rainspout to determine if they are hers as they do that. her mother is bracing herself for the results. >> governor jerry brown is challenging a federal court order that californian further reduce its inmate population to improve prison conditions reigniting a
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legal battle that already once reese the u.s. supreme court. >> governor brown says complying with the court's june deadline for luring the prison population would endanger public safety. >> the cap was imposed in 2009 after federal judge is blame kron for causing conditions of dismal that they violated inmates' constitutional right. >> court documents filed by the stayed overnight said the present conditions have vastly improved, making the judge's ruling no longer necessary. >> the suspect charged killing two people and critically injuring a third in the city's a misunderstood on new year's day will be in court today. >> a 19 year-old david morales is been charged with two counts of murder. the accident happened last tuesday when police received reports of shots fired from a vehicle near the valencia gardens housing complex on 14 and guerrero street. >> arriving officersa potential suspect
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vehicle but the car sped off. the suspect vehicle then collided with another car driving north on the south van ness ave. the victim vehicle this pedestrian, and also killed a woman inside that car.
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>> new this morning a british court holding a
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second inquests into the deaths of any winehouse has confirmed that the singer drink herself to death. the inquest was tell for the second time out of the corner in the first in quest was found to lack the proper qualifications. off the soul singer was found dead at her london home in july 2011 at the age of 27. her blood alcohol level was five times above the legal driving limit. at a level that can prove fatal. >> who has the worst commute and the bay area? uc- berkeley and m i t researchers studied that filed a small group of drivers making bay area freeway
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miserable for the rest of us. they are from " south the san jose, hayward dublin san rafael and san ramon. here is a live look at the san jose traffic camera. we are not saying that these commuters are slow or bad drivers. instead, they come from a few outlying neighborhoods and travel long distances altogether in the same direction like schools of fish. if that means that there are clogging up not only the roles they drive
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on but also everyone else's. the study's authors anonymously tracked more than 350,000 bay area drivers using their cell phone and gps signals--that is the first time that this has been done. caltrans and local transportation officials are not revealing the results and they do plan to incorporate simple measures such as additional me realize to spread out the volume of drivers. >>
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>> welcome back. we continue to monitor the hot spots. we will start at interstate 80 in the westbound direction. there was an accident here earlier in the drive time is dropping down to 26 minutes. all on the mimic freeway in oakland there was a stall bus that jammed up the traffic coming out of san leandro. the bus has now been removed. the drive time is down to 26 minutes as well. it is still a slower than normal commute for this drive time. we do still have a dense fog advisory. it has
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been slow going because of this. bids have stayed steady. it is 18 minutes but less if you are coming from the mimic freeway. we do expect things to slow down on 92 and the westbound direction. we are in the hour or we could see 15 to 20 minute drive times. so far the drive time is still rolling pretty well. there's still no surprises through marin county on 1 01 southbound. >> it is a foggy start for the morning we do have some pockets of dense fog. this is in the inland valley areas. in terms of temperatures it is not too much of a start out there.
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it is 45 degrees out the door in oakland. here is a look get your visibility charged. fairfield is have a mile driving around in novato. fog troubtraffic for set said it should be clear by 11:00 a.m.. we are highlighting the temperatures and today o'clock a.m. hour. by lunchtime is to be in the 60's for the north bay. as we move to 8:00 p.m. tonight all of the line on the screen indicates that we are keeping everything in the low 50s. we are above the seasonal average. it is 62 degrees in oakland and future cast 4 shows the tomorrow we will have some
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light rain. the conditions are cloudy. >> most of us will be dry but you should keep grumbling and it. off your kron 47 day around the bay shows the showers are possible as we head into wednesday and thursday. the unsettled weather will continue into saturday and sunday. >> tell me about the sports mr. redneck. >> i guess you not follow m (...) . gary radnich. >> i guess you did not follow my blob appear. >>
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last night i have no comment. the highlight of the game was a 73 node announce sir. he lost his mind over the alabama quarterback scott girlfriend! >> she is a few years older than the quarterback. good farmer. for her.
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>> if you are the quarterback of alabama then you should have a good- looking girl friend. >> we say all the time that if that is what everybody is talking about the next day that maybe he was right. if there's something about him that that tradition brings to light. >> >>
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>> aram rogers may be the best quarterback in full all right next to brady and manning. >> tell me more about basketball. hall has basketball been going? >> the warriors have been very good but they had a bad game on saturday. the warriors have been just fantastic. this is more than what anyone could have been imagined. the >> >> what were you doing on vacation? >> my daughter was in the nutcracker. normally they
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give you one that says that when all web to the end. they came back to work to break in the new year. nola >> i went snowboarding. >> you are very adventuress. >> i went to have been layheavenly. >> it is fun. people do like to do >> i am not putting you down. i just admire you. i wish i was more adventurous. >> i have the goggles and all of this piece of foil.
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>> welcome back. researchers say that the grass may not always be greener on the other side. this was a part of the fiscal cliff the budget there. sells a luxury home spike in the final months of 2012 as high end homeowners rush to take
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the advantage of lower tax rates before january the first. many sellers wanted to cash in on their homes before a widely expected capital gains tax hike that was part of the fiscal cliff budget deal. high-income earners also want to close sales ahead of a medicare surtax on investment income that was already slated to go into effect this year as a part of the health care reform. >> researchers say that progress cannot always be greener on the other side when looking for new job. higher pay off the makes other jobs are more attractive researchers say that they could be more stressful. off car rear cast has released its list of police stressful jobs. number one is a university professor due to high growth opportunities, low health risk and good pay. next up is a sempstress or eight taylor. though the median salary is less than
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>> we do have the latest in the deaths of at petaluma teenager that went missing. police have also arrested a man accused of setting a woman on fire in sampras's go bayview district. here is a look at of fog advisories. >> the east bay is under a fog advisor right now to 9:00 this morning. if to did you more new is faster we will turn to kron 4 jackie sizzle. >> i have a hard times in
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the end of the toll plaza. this is a hundred and 20 yds away. as i look over to the left to this is what little visibility that is out here. the fog advisory is in affect the mind a.m.. i thought that maybe we would start to see a little bit of clearing when the sun came up but so far we have not seen any. it does not look like it is getting any better. >> the worst of the fog is in fairfield. we have seen conditions worsen with in the past hour. the national weather service has canceled the fog advisory for the san
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francisco area. it is still in effect for the area of delta. as we look at the day planner we do not see fog for the afternoon. the temperatures will be in the upper 50s. we could see some low 60's. as we head into the evening the calls will increase. we do have big changes to talk about in the weather. i will highlight your rained chances in my next report. >> we have cleared up the hot spot. here is a quick bridge check. it is only slow now from the east parking lot. the san mateo bridge has not seen a big gm up of traffic. if the drive time has stay below 30 minutes. for your golden
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gate bridge ride is still an easy commute across the pen of 1 01 southbound. >> developing news we are following. the vessel that slab into the bay bridge remains and san francisco bay as the investigation into what caused the collision continues. kron 4 urs will tran is on treasure island this morning and he will tell us what is going on. >> about 11:00 yesterday morning it may be here for the next 24 hours. they're still investigating. i just got off the phone with the coast guard and he stated that they're going into a meeting to see about the progress that has been made due to the investigation. we do know that they do plan to talk toout what calls is to slam into the bay bridge. this was at 30 mi. per hour. here is video and you concede the
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offender at the bay bridge. this is here because they realized that accidents will occur and this vendor did exactly what it was supposed to do. it was no structural damage to the bay bridge. caltran send a crew out and they had a look at it. if they stated that it should be five. nobody suffered any injuries when they traveled across. as far s the crew, and the pilot and there will be toxicology tests done to make sure that they were all sober at the time. they were very concerned due to what happened before. there was a dallas oil that was spilled into some francisco bay. they stated that they said the engineers out there to look at the structure but
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they also brought out just in the event that in the oil leaks from the vessel. the only oil that was carrying was the feel that it needed to propel. have asked them to see what what happened to the pilots? i wanted to know whether or not if they drive out to his house to investigate. is that it that when the briefing is over that will give me an update. >> this bar pilots started navigating bassos in 2005 and it is believed that he had a collision free of record-that is according to a spokesman with the bar pilots association. this is video from skyes 780. the
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bar pilots name has not been released. the association spokesman says that the vessel navigator was tested for drugs and alcohol. so far the results to show that he was not dropped during the collision. the drug test results will not be available for a least 48 hours. the coast guard is the the lead investigators say that both the captain and the bar pilots are responsible for navigating any ships through the bay. a coastguard official said that the bar pilot and the captain stand side-by-side when maneuvering ships through the bay waters. an investigation is underway to determine whose heads were actually on the controls when the vessel hit the bay bridge. >> the sacramento county coroner's office could conduct an autopsy today on the 19 year-old woman found dead last week in south lake
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tahoe. authorities say and alyssa byrne might have been disoriented when she left the " snow globe " musical festival. her body was found behind is no better off pioneer trail on friday after her family and her friends reported her missing. authorities do not suspect foul play. the autopsy will likely determine as alcohol or drugs were in her system. >> police have arrested the suspect was accused of setting a woman on fire over the weekend in san francisco. dexter and oliver the victim's boyfriend is facing attempted murder and arson charges. authorities received informational where oliver was staying. he surrendered to police said a hotel in oakland if the victim a mother of three is recovering at a sampras's go
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burn center. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. we are watching wall street this morning. stocks are down in early trading on wall street as investors get ready for the beginning of corporate earnings season. the dow had dropped about 50 points in the first hour of trading while the broader indexes were also moderately lower. aluminum maker alcoa reported earnings after the closing bell. >> virgin atlantic has picked an american airlines executive as its new ceo as it looks toward a partnership with delta up
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to bulls trans selected business. it correct krieger, a senior vice president american airlines, will take over when virgin chief executive steve bridge where retires next month. delta airlines bought a 49% stake in virgin for $360 million last month creating a joint venture aimed at expanding its international reach with a valuable slots at london's heap roy airport. >> it is that time of the year-stashed tech companies are showing off desolate is edginess, most innovative debt is at the consumer electronics show. the c e s kick off today and lost vegas. toy iota has unveiled its itself driving
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a car at the convention. the automaker also showed off a lexus research vehicle which is the cold with devices that allow it to detect an automatic response to its surroundings. the card can drive, on his own though a fairly complex environment without a person touching the steering will or pedals. toyota says of the cars and their research and technology that can help drivers avoid crashes. >> the national highway traffic safety administration wants a electric and hybrid vehicles to be louder. if the agency is proposing a new law that will require vehicles traveling under 80 mi. per hour to make more noise in order to alert pedestrians bicyclist, and others of the approaching vehicle. the public has a 60 days to comment on the proposed rule until the agency makes its final ruling. >>
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>> thousands of firefighters are on standby as wild fires raged across southeast australia. officials are evacuate in national parks and one in the blistering temperatures and high winds have led to " casters pulpit cold fire conditions in some areas. no deaths have been reported but some 100 people are still missing. fires have burned through more than 100,000 a. and sudden tasmania and new
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south wales. >> operators of lake tahoe area ski resorts are praising the start of a new free ski shuttle program. several tahoe partners are supporting the first area wide free ski if transportation programs serving north lake tahoe truckee, and at donner summit. the bus service served 395 customers to the first five days of the christmas holiday. the buses one between area lodging properties to nine different ski resorts on weekends and holidays weeks. the shuttle will be available through march 31st. >> we did have a dense fog and that was the big story earlier. the fog is still in the east bay. you could see the blue that is highlighted on your screen.
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you should certainly drive with extra caution. fog tracker thought 4 shows that it is still wide spread. we do have some dense fog in fairfield but as we get into lunchtime is should be clear. as you take a look at the numbers it is shaping up to be really nice day. it will be 62 degrees. we are stand the upper 50s for fairfield and concord. 59 degrees will be for san leandro. the north bay will be dry. santa rosa will be as 64 degrees and low 60's for san mateo and san bruno. your satellite and radar shows the there is not very much going on. we are tracking a system that will drive down from the gulf of
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alaska. there will not be too much moisture. we do have a lot cold air. the cold air will be the bigger story last you will see this on your 7 day or around the bay forecast. thursday it will only be in the low 50s. this will be the warmest. >> your and limos could drop down to the 20's and unsettled weather will be for saturday and sunday. >> we cannot forget about the snow bomb reports. we do not have any problems getting up to the result. sugar bowl hats 54 to 79. there is no new snow and tech.
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>> we have tried some hot spots this morning. we do still have some slowing. you will not find it here at the bridges. it is light traffic at the bay bridge. they do not have that much of a delay. it is just about 14 minutes. we did not see the commute time did stand out in the 7:00 hour. in a o'clock hour we may see them spiked. we are now over 15 minutes for the westbound ride. with my still hit the 20 to 20 to drive time on 92. the golden gate bridge is still easy issue concede. we are close to the peak of the commute. let's take a look at the traffic maps here you see the east bay traffic on 580 is not too
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bad. a 80 is a recurring from and a recurring problem out of san leandro earlier. the guadalupe parkway is still sluggish in the downtown san rafael area. southbound the drive time is still led 36 minutes from novato to golden gate bridge. >> new this morning, a shooting victim in oakland crashed his car trying to leave the scene. the shooting happened at the corner of 23rd avenue and foothill boulevard last night around 8:00. one of the two suspects shot the victim. after the shooting, the victim got into a car and tried to drive away but got into an accident. the two suspects are still at large. >> meantime the first, of
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the year end happens in the east oakland yesterday. it happened near the corner of 73rd avenue in chemistry. police say, as were fired at the greek people in a car one person was hit by gunfire and died on the scene. if the suspects are in custody. >> and san francisco, a man was shot in the city's western addition. it happened on ellis street or around 6:00 last night. when officers arrived, they found a 19 year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the lead. he is recovering in the hospital this morning. no suspects have been arrested. >> the san carlos airport is back opened this morning after a small plane skidded off the runway. this is an aerial view of the plane from skyes 78 state. it is a
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is for passenger cystine the columbia. the plan is a registered in arizona, an owner was one of two other passengers on board. fortunately, no one was injured. faa is investigating the cause. three tow trucks were called in to help save some lives the plane out of the water. >> the suspect charged with killing two people and critically injuring a third of the city's mission district and new year's eve that will be in court today. 19 year-old david margolis has been charged with two counts of murder. are arriving officers tried to stop a potential suspect the bill, but the car sped off. the suspect's vehicle then collided with another car driving north on south the van ness ave. the victims' vehicle then struck a pedestrian, and also killed the woman inside that car. >> a federal court has
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enforcement off the research for her daughter, cayley, in the spring of 2008. it is unlikely that and today it will be at the hearing descended rarely attend, if the outcome of the pill is likely to affect her testimony and several lawsuits that are still pending. >> today is the day for two of the preliminary hearings to be determined if there is enough evidence to try james holmes the gunmen in the off auror colorado. shooting. these are sketches from the courtroom. yesterday, police officers gave detailed accounts of the of glim vaccine at the theater, where 12 were killed and dozens were wounded. to pathologist testified that the victim died they were shot anywhere from one to nine times.
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columns appear not to show any emotion on the testimony. holmes faces a 160 counts including murder and attempted murder. >> two years ago today former congresswoman and gabrielle giffords was shot in arizona. and today bill first and her husband mark kelly are announcing a new web site called " americans for responsible solutions gas d o t-o r g. " the website calls on elected officials to work toward stopping gun violence in promoting responsible gun ownership. guilford's retired from congress last year to focus on recovery after she was shot in the head on this day in 2011. six others died in the encounter, including a nine year-old girl and a federal judge. >> a connecticut mayor is
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proposing to name a school for a teacher was killed in the sending of elementary school massacre. off 27 year-old victoria soto was killed in the december 14th shooting as he tried to shield her students from the gunman. off the shooter killed 20 children and six women before committing suicide. stratford mayor john hopkins proposed to give sothos named to a new school and honor of her bravery. off construction is set to begin this summer. the name must be approved by the town council, which is expected to take up the matter next week. >> former president george is w. bush is continuing to recover for bronchitis and related complications at a houston hospital. a spokesman for bush says the there is no timetable on when he is expected to be released from the hospital.
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the 88 year-old bush has been hospitalized since november 23rd. he was moved out of intensive care late last month. >> we will be right back. eat good fats. avoid bad. don't go over 2000... 1200 calories a day. carbs are bad. carbs are good. the story keeps changing.
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ever. the fog of advisory is still in effect for another half hour. you can say that the visibility right now is about a quarter of a mile. >> we are in store for a pretty pleasant afternoon perry at dense fog is certainly a factor for areas such as fairfield and novato. some spots are sunny and some are just contending it just depends on where you are located. just because the advisory has been lifted does not mean that it is going to be sunny very x there. has been a visibility dropped four concord. ayou should
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certainly drive with extra caution. >> our quick commute check is a minor to an accident in san jose on interstate 280. it has been reported near the guadalupe parkway. chp stated that there may be a landlord to blocked. we do not see much on the roadway. it this is not the commute direction. most most of the traffic on the other side will have most of the impact. >> after nearly a year the search for victims of the speed freak killers have resumed. wesley shenmantine says that he and his late partner loren herzog buried
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dozens of bodies and abandoned wells in the center are valid. one of his maps lead to the discovery of human remains last february near the town of linden. now for the first time fbi technicians are taking over the search from san the quint share as of deputies. at least two dozen a forensic specialist will be working over the next few weeks. they will evaluate a well in a row section of san oakland county, searching for any traces of potential victims. >> crows will work from sunup to sundown, as they carefully sift through the layers of dirt. fbi plans to dig about 5 ft. a day to ensure that little to no damage is done to the potential evidence that is buried there. it the new site is only a hundred yards away from work crews from
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more than a thousand bonus last year. >> meanwhile, one possible victim of the speed freak killers is long time missing hayward girl michela garecht. right now investigators are testing the latest remains found to determine if they are hers and as they do that, her mother is a bracing herself for the results. >> the mantle police opened fire on the campus of a small oakland college has been deemed " not " competent to stand trial. this is a suspect, one goh in a previous court date. he is accused of going on a shooting rampage at oikos university in april ledger. his attorney says that a psychiatrist determined off that he suffers from
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paranoid schizophrenia. you are looking at video from the scene of the massacre. seven people were killed in the shooting. three others were hurt. schoolmistress' said, that he was upset about the twists in dispute. >> new this morning president obama is will host afghan president hrnid karzai at the white house on friday. the president and karzai will discuss plans to bring the u.s. led war in afghanistan to close by the end of 2014. off the to will discuss the next phases of the usf transition out of afghanistan. mr. obama is expected soon to decide what the u.s. role in afghanistan will be after 2014. the president is facing pressure from democrats and even
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some republicans to wind down the war more quickly while the military wants to avoid a too fast pullout. >> a mixup at ticketmaster has created a headache for president obama is seco staples is the number 1 office super store ink retailer in america. now get $6 back in staples rewards for every ink cartridge you recycle when you spend $50 on hp ink. staples, that was easy. if ticketmaster admitted that they made a mistake but the unknown group committee will still honor the tickets that were sold. >> we will be right bacteria
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>> if your web browser was a little slow you may have missed out on your chance for tickets to the 49ers a playoff game on saturday. tickets whirs on line beginning at 10:00 yesterday
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morning and sold at less than three minutes for the team's division round match up with the green bay packers. fans hoping to still get tickets are encouraged to go the nfl ticket exchange or stub hub for additional tickets. tickets for this can range from $195 to $10,000. game time saturday at 5:00 p.m. at candlestick park. >> alabama rolling to its second consecutive be c.s. championship and third in four seasons beating the no. 1 notre dame 42 to 14 in the ccs championship game that was no classic after all. a.j. mccarron threw four touchdown passes and a lacy ran for 140 yds and scored twice for the second-ranked crimson tide, which scored on its first three drives
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and crews from there. alabama became the third team win three national titles in four seasons in the first since nebraska from 1994 to 97. there was much by the irish never dame didn't score until there were down 350 late in the third quarter. >> in his study of the nfl players adds to growing evidence that repeated blows compact bremen affect behavior. the study found retired nfl players are more likely to report cognitive impairment and oppression and shop is open and it changes on an mri scan compared a healthy individuals. suspicions about between a hard hits to the head and oppression have grown in recent years following the suicide death of former nhl players including bay doors and engineers say out. >> the government is launching a sweeping study rising sports related concussions among the youth. this comes amid concerns that the injuries may have contributed to the suicides of professional football
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players. the institute of medicine will look in the sports related concussions and young people from elementary school through early adulthood. an earlier study and the cbc on emergency rooms st 173,004 is light gray injuries among it used each year. >> 3 oakland city council mobile 7 sworn as office at city hall representing north oakland, was oakland, and east oakland start build district. while all three agree that public safety is their top priority they tell kron4 a job creation is also critical for oakland residents. >> i don't want us to be about the economy that we see in some of the other bay area cities. >> we want to go to the next level to be able to attract businesses and enjoy our neighborhoods. everything that we do an oakland has to be related to public safety. >> the three new leaders replace longtime council
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members dan brenner nancy nhl, and it may still be left wednesday. >> a lot of sunshine here at the san mateo bridge, we will be right back.
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>> this is downtown san jose and we are completely stock and with fog at the 1 0187 interchange. you cannot see much in the fog is still sticking around despite the faa's advisor read expiring the next 15 minutes. i think it was a little longer than that. temperatures are not too bad he concede upper 40's and downtown severance is go. we have dropped to zero for fairfield concord and livermore. the fog is actually worse than we started this morning. some spots are saying sunshine but everyone will see into the afternoon clear skies and most bats and the '60s. temperatures will be a little warmer than the seasonal average. six
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degrees of pittsburgh 67 and pleasanton. the north bay low 60s. downtown san francisco climbs to 58 and 62 expected an oakland. we also have fog and sunshine into the after know. tomorrow, big changes. we're not seeing too much moisture associated with it. we will expect a lot of cool air. it will stick around for the next several days and the coldest temperatures of the season will see this far. high pressure is in control keeping as nice and warm. and it changes again as we head into tomorrow. 7 day around the bay forecast shows really cool mornings at a bus. and would not be surprised if frost advisory goes into effect. >> we continue to monitor an
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accident san jose and a potential hot spot. plans are blocked according to the chp on 280 southbound near the guadalupe parkway. it is having an impact of some on the northbound side as well. the ride coming up from 1 01 we're waiting to see if there's a bigger back up. there are reports by the chp that one more the one lanes are blocked on the 280 and is out on direction. the bay bridge toll plaza back up is completely gone, no delays or problems for the west bound ride. the san mateo bridge slowed a bit and as our to about 15 to 16 minutes but we never the 22 minutes drive times thankfully. the golden gate bridge ride is still pretty heavy on the southbound
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side although it does slow bat from the south tower along the presidio parkway. we are incident free for that stretch of your commute. >> who has the worst commute in the bay area? uc-berkeley and mit researchers studied at that and found a small group of drivers making bay area freeways miserable for the rest of us. they are from southwest and jose, hayward, dublin, sambar fell and san ramon. here's a look of the san jose traffic jam are not saying that these commuters are commuters are slow or bad drivers. instead they come from a few outlying neighborhoods a travel long distances together and the same direction my schools of fish. this means a client not only the roads they drive on but also everyone else's. the study's authors anonymously tide mark and 350,000 bay area drivers using yourself on the gps signals, that is the first time that's been done.
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caltrans and local transportation officials are now reviewing the results of plants incorporate simple measures such as additional meeting lights and spread and to spread out the volume of drivers. we want to know you think, do you agree with these locations as the biggest traffic headaches? had our facebook, page kron4 news the way and. 1 0180 is a mess! it takes my husband two hours to get home from sfo to else to read all at 3:30 p.m. it isn't the south bay but still a mess. >> the menlo park city council decided that will ban plastic bags. many surrounding cities like
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belmont, millbrae, and foster city have already adopted or through the plastic bags ban. under the ordinance, stores are not allowed offer customer plastic bags for carryout purchases and must charge a dime for paperback. the county was and the sale was tried again as many cities to pass a law by earth day april 22nd. there're lots of sniffling sneezing and coughing going on across the country. health officials say is the season is shaping up to be one of the more severe in recent years. >> get a flu shot. that is the message from the held as birds at the cbc does say this is the earliest parts of this season and about a decade. the cdc says more than 2200 people have been hospitalized because of the flow. 18 children have died.
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>> this is a group of people children who can be particularly bo marble so we strongly recommend that children be vaccinated every year. this year especially so. >> getting the flu shot does not guarantee you will not get the flu but it does offer protection against the virus. >> we have about 60 percent effectiveness. it's not a hundred percent but it is better than nothing. >> getting a flu shot will not >> getting a flu shot, it is a dead virus it will activate your onion system. it teaches your immune system to recognize the problem so that it can attack it. >> it takes two weeks for a full shot low shot to take full effect. it is important to get the shot early in the season. >> this just an, a mom lion was spotted and the 800
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block alberto road. it could still be in the area. mountain lions mostly avoid human contact but if you come face-to-face experts recommend you face the animal make noise, throw rocks and try to appear as large as possible. >> easier said than done is not? a live look at the golden gate traffic getting heavy coming from san francisco to the toll plaza. salmon's is was 47 degrees of looking for a high in the low 50s is after them. still flooding in the inland valleys over the venetian bridge this morning. you can also catch dr. phil weekdays at of the kron4 morning news. also brand new episodes at as those every day at 4:00 p.m..
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>> the giants world series trophy will begin its much anticipated, three non- public toward today with an appearance in sacramento. fans will have the chance that there for a photograph taken with the trophy. in the next two days a trophy will travel to chico writing and mount shasta. it comes back to san francisco on february 9th. for its full schedule had are kron4 facebook page. >> watching wall street, another drop for the dow industrial average and we have rob black get 915.
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(male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> and and the oil tanker struck a tower on the bay bridge western span. the latest in a city investigation of the death of 19 year-old alyssa byrne who went missing in lake tahoe, details straight ahead. >> will tran is live on treasure island with the investigation into the bar pilot and his history and everything that happened on the bridge with the ship's captain. we just got well, there he is
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>> it looks like the ship will be here for the next 24 to 48 hours. the coast guard just wrapped up with the briefing. we plan to deal with their 930 when they talk to the media. we will try to bring a live shot when that happens. we do know they did toxicology tests on the crew and the pilot to make sure they were so were at the time. the results are not bad but they do believe that possibly this was human error and not mechanical failure. they check the instruments on the vessel and looks like everything was working at the time. a visibility was not great at that time of morning yesterday but they do not believe that it was so bad that they did not see the superstructure of the bay bridge went out to sea. fortunately there was no oil inside the vessel at the time. also it was double hold so if there was a risk which there was not it was protected. -- double hulled
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that came out to inspect the bay bridge to make sure it was fine and it looks like there is only superficial damage to the vendor. it is there to prevent things like that. two of your best shot from the vessels. it was bent a little bit but nothing that will that affect traffic whatsoever. we plan to go over to the news conference and keep it here on kron4, we will run over there and try to bring it to you and about 25 minutes from now. >> the bar pilots are navigating vessels in 2005 and is believed he had a collision free record according to a spokesperson with the bar pilots association. there is a video from our helicopter at abc news. the bar pilots name has not been released
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but the association says the vessel navigator was tested for drugs and alcohol. so far the drop resulted show you is not drunk during the collision. the drug test results will not be available for at least 48 hours. the coast guard is the lead investigator sang both the captain and the bar pilots are responsible for navigating any ships of the bay. a coastguard official said the our pilot and the captains and side-by-side with maneuvering ships there bay waters. investigation is underway to determine whose hands were on the controls when the vessel had the bay bridge. >> we have been my train accident on interstate 280 in the southbound direction just before the guadalupe parkway. the chp is now issuing a sailor is saying there is a camper on that side and more than one blame is light years southbound. that is why it is jamming up the ride out of cupertino. it is also creating a vigil hazard in the northbound direction. traffic is still slow on 280
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on the northbound side heading out toward the west valley back up to the 1 01680 interchange. slow going after the scene of the grass at the guadalupe parkway. >> we're starting with you on the street camera and it is completely stock and then limited visibility for a lot of locations around the bay. the north bay is the three tents, and napa. barry lynn of elizabeth visibility right now. very dense fog that this morning and fog will mix out and we will see lots of sunshine as high pressure gives us warmer conditions today. he had to go outside and take advantage of it today if you can. this evening increase in clouds and cooler in summer 0 is our transition day. more details including your seven day a little bit later.
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>> the sacramento county coroner's office could conduct an autopsy today on a 19 year-old woman found dead last week in south lake tahoe. authorities say alyssa byrne might have been disoriented when she left the snow globe music festival. alyssa byrne body was found behind a snow bank of pioneer jury on friday after her family and friends reported her missing. authorities did not expect foul play in the autopsy will likely determine of alcohol or drugs were in her system. >> police and are rested the suspect was accused of setting a woman on fire over the weekend in san francisco. dexter however the victim's boyfriend is facing attempted murder and arson charges. authorities received a commission on where he was staying. he surrendered to police at a hotel in oakland. the big dumb-a mother of three is
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still recovering at san francisco burn center.
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>> stocks are falling on wall street as traders wait for corporate earnings reports start rolling in. aluminum maker alco becomes the first company in the dow average report earnings after the close of trading. other companies have been reporting turned in mixed results. for instance human
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brands the beer company of can see talk a bell and pizza hut dropped after reporting problems with a chicken meat supplier. while monsanto and agricultural products maker soared after reporting sharply higher earnings thanks to booming sales of crop seeds in latin america. so there is new is the big issues from this morning. traders are more in a selling mood based on what they're seeing what right now. >> birds and atlantic has big american airlines executive as its new c l as it looks toward a partnership with delta to boost transatlantic business. crag krieger a senior vice president at american airlines will take over when virgin's current chief retires next month. delta airlines won a 49% stake in virgin for $360 million last month creating a joint venture aimed at extending its international reach with a valuable slots
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at london's heathrow airport. >> its that time of year- tech companies are showing authors like is, it is, most innovative gadgets at the consumer electronics show. the c.s. kicks off today and lost vegas. the yen has unveiled its own driving cars at the convention. the automaker also showed off alexa's research vehicle which is equipped with devices that allow it to detect and automatically respond to its own surroundings. the car can drive on its own through a fairly complex environment without a person touching the steering wheel or pedals. the ad says the car is aimed at research and technologies that can help drivers avoid crashes. the national highway traffic safety ministries and wants electric and hybrid vehicles to be louder. the agency is proposing and law that required vehicles traveling under 80 mi. per hour to make more noise in order to alert pedestrians bicyclist and others of your approaching vehicle. the public has 60 days to
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comment on the proposed rule until the agency makes it final. >> 9:10 a.m. is the time and we will be back with more and a couple of minutes.
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>> let's talk about the new anheuser-busch beer that is coming out. >> new superable adds - we will talk about those for years to come. last year was budweiser platinum. i am just looking forward to it. what i want to see 60 people and have beer goggles on. the beer is coming out january 21st, maybe i will buy and drink it with the hundred and 20 million other people in the world. this is about product. it was around when i was a little boy and will be around for years to come. with anheuser-busch
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you have a company that you know is going to be around so teaching strategy, it is not a bad spot. >> mcdonald's. it they are trying to come up with something new. >> up they did that couple of years ago. it may only be a couple of items though. every restaurant is serving it now. this is good for us, we are winners. chipotle venera, wendy's and don't look like they did 20 years ago. they look tastier. the call me on that. i will never admitted and public. >> i said they could just put a bone and that's a gimmick i did and they had
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to eat chicken wings. rents are sky-high in the bay area now. >> rents are sky high. they're trying to get people to buy a house. kids do not want houses though, they want flexibility to move or around. apartment landlords could face a problem as construction or apartment buildings were on the rise. 2012 the average year over year up 3.8% and rent. being a landlord is a good thing right now. san jose as of 5%. >> de think it will level off or rents will keep going up? >> and the york is $3,000, is $1,500 just outside of conn.
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>> target just announced they are going to do online price match all year round. if you go to wal-mart i, or bets by that, target is a winner or loser? >> i think it is a loser for target. a target shopper tends not to warehouse a showroom as it is called. this is going to cost the margins for a short period as by and wal-mart get a lot of show room. amazon is the winner. at the art is dominant at what they do. they do services better than apple does. i'd trust them. >> it is scary how fast you can get things purchased on amazon. two clicks and you have your item on the way.
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>> make a better shopping experience. make does enjoy your stores. pretty women a free haircuts and coffee something. >> 917 and here's a look at the weather because things are changing. >> we are still looking at a dense fog advisory that has been extended and expanded for the bay area including the north bay east bay and terror valleys. from this viewpoint it does not look too bad. you see some of the down below. visibility in about a was out of three tenths. as a little tense driving out there this morning. concord livermore is at 4 mi.. we're looking at dense fog this morning. the dense black advisory
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continues until 10:00 this morning. bob tracker at four shows fog signal around the bay area until about 10. 11:00 is expected to mix on out of the immediate area. a further ease you go we will hang on to more fog. it will start to lift out and we will see more sunshine today. it will be unseasonably warm. the merger is right our little chilly depending on where you are at. 39 degrees in antioch 36 for fairfield 47 sunnyvale is coming in at 44 degrees. morning been spotted by dree extended until 10:00 a.m. this afternoon it will be warmer and pleasant. tomorrow cool air rushes and and we have a slight chance for some light rain. showers potentially
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and after that cold air will stick around. cold mornings that will finish of the workweek and the potential for some unsettled weather. not a lot of rain suspected but you can see it is mostly ignored the bus into parts of washington. washington is giving blanket dided. the ice for today are above for the seasonal high 62 and hope and 60 in san mateo 59 in san revell, santa rosa and there is mid-60s. enjoy today's mild weather because we do see changes coming through tomorrow. by thursday and friday the potential for some showers on wednesday and thursday. the system is not only a lot of moisture so we're not worried about big rain falling. you will see some cold mornings come thursday morning and friday morning
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and highs, some communities may struggle to get into the fifties by the end of this week. snow bomb ski report we're looking at conditions for suitable, no nose know what a base of 75 to 140 in.. tom will add no new snow in the last one to four hours at a base of 39 in. squaw valley is looking at 63 to 119 in. for a base. the time is 921 and here is george with traffic. >> that in this for a san jose hot spots interstate 280 in the southbound direction. the camper that was on that side and blocking lanes on 280 southbound near the guadalupe parkway at byrd has been cleared. the heavy traffic is still with us and the accident is still on the shoulder. it is still heavy on 1 01 northbound up to and past the guadalupe parkway. still have the leading to it on 280 southbound. once they have finally cleared the
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scene that things will improve. until then we are likely to be contending with slow traffic here. 280 southbound all lanes have been reopened before the guadalupe parkway. we will give you another bridge check now as we look first at the bay bridge which has been an easy ride today. we cleared out the back up about an hour ago and it has been a smooth ride ever cents. this and the sale bridge never got as low as it had been over the last several months. the drive times never really got above 15 minutes. for the ride to the golden gate bridge we are past the peak now. not only on the span of but from marin county on the 1 01 southbound. >> we'll be right back with the kron4 morning news and give you a peek at the cool electronic gadget show and las vegas coming up after the break. [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing
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>> the world's largest lead exposition of gadgets and gizmos the consumer electronics show is about to begin a loss vegas. 3000 exhibitors are busy setting up the shot over 20,000 products. under the 2000 people are expected to attend and if show officially began this morning. >> there are new flat screen tvs with crazy screen resolutions. the best quality you ever seen. a new four k tv can display just over 8 million total pixels. in other words forte gives you basically four
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times the resolution of 1080 p tv sets. you can see these new hdtv is hitting the market this summer. the other big buzzword would be fat wet. that is a land between a phone and a tablet. --pahablet. it is the first really popular fat letphablet. in years past, lady diana caught justin bieber and some that de. president bill clinton will be speaking at the address this wednesday. i do not know what or why he will say.
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the happy for track's hum many bites you take. if you eat too fast you will feel the vibration and see a blinking light. eating slowly can help people lose weight. be happy for comes with a mobile apps and web page to track your eating habits. a happy spoon is also and development. it will cost a hundred dollars and it will be available in april. >> will be right back as a kron4 morning news continues. right after the break we will go live to a press conference getting under way on the crash and the bay bridge with the tanker yesterday. we'll get an update from will tran and
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just two minutes.
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>> we are looking at some fog, here's a look at our san jose camera. it is completely fog and and we're looking at foggy conditions and a lot of locations. we have an expanded and extended fog advisory until 10:00 this morning. our east bay interior valleys as well as our news north bay. you may want to factor in a little more time to get to your location or destination this morning. visibility for novato is down to a half a mile. and i east bay interior locations you're looking at zero visibility. it is very foggy out there. severance as bell has no problems with the fog at
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least in the city. -- san francisco and the east bay you will see more sunshine by around lunch time. >> we are unwinding the back up to our earlier occurring hot spot in san jose. it was on 280 and the southbound direction at bird just before the guadalupe parkway. and overturn blocked several lanes of traffic and that is why it is still slow. northbound coming out of downtown to the guadalupe parkway in southbound headed into downtown just before the guadalupe parkway. the back up reaches towards setup on be southbound sunnyvale road. still in otherwise good commute for 85 in 1 01 on south bay freeways. not too bad other areas of the bay are also starting to improve.
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>> a developing story about the vessel that slammed into the bay bridge. the investigation continues on what caused the collision. will tran as live with the latest. >> we are waiting for the coast guard officials to come out here. they had a briefing at 8:00 this morning and we rushed out here for the news conference. it looks like a briefing is going on a little bit longer. once they're done we will bring it to you live. in the meantime the accident happened at 1140 yesterday morning. they're looking into possible human error. visibility was not all that great yesterday but they say it's should not have been too bad as to where the pilot and crew should not have been able to see. visibility should not have been to war at that particular time. also
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looking at the entrance they believe everything on the ship was working at the time. as far as the crew and the pilot they have taken to moscow reports that have been taken to a lab to determine whether or not they were sober or drugs or alcohol played a factor at the time. we should know in the next 48 hours once those results come back. once it starts, we'll bring it to you live and monitor the situation. we will let you know when that happens once it happens. >> after nearly a year the search for the victims of the speed freak killers has resumed. wesley german science as he and his late partner lorna herzog buried dozens of bodies and abandoned wells and the central valley. one of the maps of it he gave led to discovery of human remains last february near the town of linden. now for the first time fbi technicians are taking over the surge from
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the san walking sheriff's deputies. at least a dozen friends and specialists will be working over the next few weeks to excavate a well at a rural section of san walking counties searching for any traces of potential victims. drizzly working from sunup to sundown as a carefully sift through the layers of dirt. the fbi plans to date about 5 ft. and day to ensure that little to no damage is done to the potential evidence buried there. this is a new site and only a hundred yards away from the crews on more than a hundred bombs last year. one possible victim of the speed freak killers is a long time is in hayward girl, michaela garecht. right now investigators are testing the latest remains bound to determine if they are hers. as they do that her mother is bracing herself for the results. >> even until such time as it is confirmed i just do not know what it would be
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like. if i would be able to live with it. >> wesley sherman time one of the convicted speak three killers claims his partner lorn herzog and committed suicide last year was responsible for michaela garecht kidnapping. >> the man who police say opened fire on the campus of a small opening college has been deemed not competent to stand trial. this is the suspects one goh and a previous court date. he is accused of going on a shooting rampage at tokyo's at university in april of last year. his attorney says that a psychiatrist determined that he suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. seven people were killed in that shooting and three others were hurt. he was upset about tuition dispute. >> as the obama will host
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and and >> just that, live pictures from boston's logan airport where a plane is reported stock on a the taxiway leaking fuel. here is the shop. we understand it is a " the japan air " flight. emergency crews are on the scene. >> the plan came to a complete stop wednesday it realizes that were leaking fuel. there are there now trying to clean it up. we will let you know more coming up. >> if you'll were on the web in your browser was a little slow, you may have missed
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out on your chance for tickets to the 49ers playoff game on sunday. for tickets were sold on-line beginning at 10:00 yesterday morning and that were sold out in less than three minutes for the teen's and divisional round matchup with the green bay packers. fans are hoping to still get tickets and are encouraged to go to nfl ticket exchange or stub hub for additional tickets. tickets for the gang range from $195 to $10 and dollars. and time is saturday at 5:00 p.m. at the candlestick park. >> alabama has road to its second consecutive b.c. as championship and third in four sessions. the number 1 notre dame 42-14 and abc as championship game that was no classic after all. a j
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mccarron threw four touchdown passes a and 80 lacy ran for 140 yds and scored twice for the second- ranked crimson tide, which scored on its cars are three drivers and crews from there. alabama became the third team to win three national titles in four seasons in the first since nebraska from 1994 to 1997. there was not much fight in the norte dame did not score until they were down 35 to zero. late in the third quarter. >> we will be right back.
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>> we will go back our developing new is that we were falling. the vessel that slammed into the bay bridge remains in san francisco bay as the investigation into the calls of the collision continues. kron 4 urs will tran is still on treasure island this morning and he will tell us what is going on. >> they are talking about the investigation and they have been called in to investigate. we do not know how long the investigation will take. i did check with them with several questions and they stated that at this time they may send investigators to the pilots home. if they stated that they're focusing on human error because when they looked at the instruments that appeared to be working okay. they stated that the
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visibility was not all that great yesterday but that this should have been able to see the bridge prepared. there was no major damage done to the bay area bridge. they stated that they just have to replace the fender. the investigation of intel's what they plan to do with the crew. they stated t will try to bring you more of days later. >> a british court holding a second inquest into the death of amy winehouse has confirmed that the singer drank herself to death. the
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inquests was held for a second time after the corner in the first inquest was onto lacked the proper qualifications. her blood at all level was five times above the legal drive the limit. this is a level that can be fatal. >> the fog advisory has been extended. visibility is reduce the down to less than a quarter of a mile in certain spots. this is now in will to 10:00 a.m.. the visibility for novato improved. as we take a look at s.f. allby around lunchtime the fog should start to leave. it
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should be more sunshine and temperatures should warm-up preparation the temperatures right now in downtown san francisco is a 49 degrees. it is 40 degrees in concord and mid 40's for hayward. there will be loss of sunshine today at we will have warming conditions. it will be a pretty nice day for january. we do have a much colder weather coming through. we will see probably a little bit of snow. today you should enjoy the temperatures. it will be 60 degrees for oakland. and 624it will be 60 degrees for redwood city
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pier x >> tomorrow will be a transitional day. wednesday and bars and we do have a slight chance of rain. it will not be a whole lot are rain. the weekend is actually looking old kate on sunday. >> days have gone down pretty nicely and we're not tracking any hot spots. here is our bridge check. the bay bridge ride is light. for the past couple days it has ended earlier. the san mateo bridge and not only looks good but it has been smooth all morning long over the last several months we have all observed 22 minute drive times. this has been almost a daily. this did not occur today. the marin commute
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time for 101 is back under 30 minutes. you will find an easier trend heading to san francisco. >> in san francisco, a man was shot in the city's western addition. it happened on ellis street around 6:00 last night. when officers arrived they found a 19 year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. no suspects have been arrested. >> the san carlos airport is back open this morning after his small plane skidded off the runway. this is an aerial view of the plane from skyes 78 steve. is it for passenger cessna columbia. the plan is registered in arizona and owner was at one of two
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passengers on board. fortunately, no one was injured. faa is investigating the calls. >> the suspect charged with killing two people and critically injuring a third in the city's mission district on new year's eve day will be in court today. 19 year-old david morales has been charged with two counts of murder. accident happened late tuesday when police received a report of shots fired from a vehicle near the valencia gardens housing complex at 14th and guerrero streets. the suspect's vehicle then collided with another car driving north and south van ness ave. the victim vehicle then struck a pedestrian, and also killed one man inside the car. >> the menlo park city council will decide tonight
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if they will band plastic bags. man is a around cities like belmont millbrae, and foster city have already adopted or approve the plastic bag on then. under the ordinance, stores are not allowed to offer customers a plastic bag for carry out purchases and must charge a dime for paperbacks. the county of san mateo is trying to get as many cities to pass the law by earth day april 22nd. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. this comes among concerns of injuries to use. this is due to injuries to a professional football players. this is through elementary students or through middle school. it >> the giants on world series trophy will begin its much anticipated, three month public tour today with an appearance in sacramento. fast will have a chance have their photograph taken with the gulf trophy pepperidge and the next few days the trophy will travel to and chico, red 8 and mount
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shasta. it comes back to san francisco on february the ninth period for its fall schedule had our kron4 facebook page. >>